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Camagüey Province, venue of July 26 National Celebrations

The Political Bureau of Cuba's Communist Party Central Committee chose the Eastern province of Camagüey as the venue of main celebrations to mark National Rebelliousness Day. Read More

Cuba's Lizt Alfonso Ballet dance troupe returns from Canada

The Lizt Alfonso Ballet Troupe and their dance musical titled "Vida" (life) were highly acclaimed in a recent series of performances at Toronto's Royal Alexandra Theater during the Luminato Festival of Arts and Creativity 2007. Read More

Latin American Episcopal Council meeting begins in Cuba

The 31st ordinary Assembly of the Latin American Episcopal Council (CELAM) began in Cuba on Tuesday as leaders of that organization thanked the Cuban government for the chance to hold the meeting on the island and its efforts towards its successful development. Read More

Anything can happen, but Cuba is the favorite

One could think that based on past performance the baseball competition of the 15th Pan American Games should be a walk for Cuba: Eleven titles in 13 tournaments including nine consecutive since the 1971 Cali Games, and six times undefeated. Read More

Cuban filmmaker makes donation

The Cuban filmmaker, Enrique Pineda Barnet, National Film Laureate, donated his script payment and author's rights of Te espero en la eternidad (I Wait for You in Eternity), his latest film, to the development of young filmmakers in the country. Read More

Cuba present at Lisbon Craftwork Fair

Cuba is participating with three stands from the Matanzas' Artisans Association at the week-long International Craftwork Fair in Lisbon, Portugal. The works by popular artisans from the Island have attracted hundreds of Lisbon residents who have praised this visual gift brought from across the Atlantic, said Cuba's Ambassador to Portugal, Jorge Castro Benitez. Read More

The need to study indigenous cultures was stressed by Abel Prieto, Cuban Culture Minister

Cuban Culture Minister Abel Prieto underscored the need to boost research on the indigenous cultures of Caribbean nations to face the hegemony of world power centers. We need to analyze and think of each detail related to our own identity, as a step towards to the safeguarding of indigenous traditions, and even the survival of the fair society we are currently building. Read More

Cuba cultivates rural education

Nearly 250 Latin America and Caribbean experts show in this city Wednesday some alternatives for pre-school education in rural zones, on occasion of the International Workshop titled "Educating under Palm Trees." Ibelice Turino, coordinator of the event, told Prensa Latina that the aim is to bring visitors closer to the work carried out in three communities of this province, west of Havana, with children up to six years old. Read More

Cuba-Panama parliaments meet

Cuban People's Power National Assembly (Parliament) President Ricardo Alarcon and his Panamanian counterpart Elias Castillo are due to open in this capital Wednesday the 11th Inter-Parliamentary Meeting between both countries. Read More

Treatment against varicose veins

Experts from Havana are working on a new treatment against varicose veins in the lower limbs. Doctors at the Freyre de Andrade Clinical-Surgical Hospital noted that the new method is painless, ambulatory, less invasive, and has no medical restrictions for its use, as the patient is not anesthetized. Read More